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Preface signed : William Blades
Lord Rivers' translation of Tignonville's French version of the Dicta philosophorum, a collection of sayings of wise men, originally compiled in Arabic. Revised and edited, with some additional matter, by William Caxton
Facsimile of the first edition, without t.-p., colophon, folios, catchwords or signatures (blank leaves not reproduced) Caxton's epilogue and additions begin on the 73d recto: Here endeth the book named the dictes or sayengis of the philosophhres enprynted by me William Caxton at Westmestre the yere of our Lord M.CCCC.LXXVIJ